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Mystery Hangs Over Sacking Of Pope's Friend

BY STAFF REPORTER AN AMERICAN JESUIT close to Pope Benedict XVI was sacked by a university then reinstated a day later. A day after he was asked to resign his post as provost......

Egyptian Islamic Cleric Backs Out Of Meeting With The Pope

GRAND SHEIKH Mohammed Sayyid Tantawi, one of Sunni Islam's leading clerics, has postponed his planned meeting with Pope Benedict XVI. Sheik Tantawi, head of alAzhar University,......

Japanese Prelate Preaches Peace

BOOS - TING the military of Japan would be a "grave threat" to Asian Pacific countries, a Japanese archbishop has said. , Archbishop Joseph Mitsuaki Talcami of Nagasaki......

Archbishop Warns Media

THE PRESIDENT OF the Pontifical Council for Social Communications told media professionals that entertainment, especially that aimed at children, should be neither self-serving......

Mass Ban Over Group's Dissent

A US ARCHBISHOP said he barred celebration of Mass at a national meeting on homosexuality and Catholicism because the sponsoring organisation dissents from Church teaching.......

Hell For Sinners Is A Reality, Says Benedict Xvi

FROM JOHN THAVIS IN ROME GOD'S MERCY and love are great, but those who reject him should know that hell "exists and is eternal," Pope Benedict XVI has said. The Pope made the......

Preacher Decries Poverty Divide

ME PREACHER at a Lenten reflection attended by Benedict XVI and his aides invited listeners to reduce the scandalous abyss that separates the poor from the "satiated". Capuchin......

Here's How* Learn More From Experts

FROM effective prayer to successful bookstalls there's a raft of new ideas to discover in the CRE talks programme PEOPLE TRAFFICKING buying and selling people is the world's......

Here's Who :an Exhibitors' Round-up

Lindisfarne Scriptorium offer an art form which draws the viewer into an experience of prayer, meditation and blessing. From Holy Island, Northumbria, Lindisfarne Scriptorium......

Prize Candidates

TWO CATHOLIC authors are among the six candidates nominated for the Michael Ramsey Prize which aims to encourage the most promising contemporary theological writing.. The award......